Topic: Agriculture and regional development

Say Cheese! Fonterra Stanhope Facility Opens

The world’s largest exporter of dairy products officially opened its rebuilt Stanhope Facility today thanks to support from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford officially opened Fonterra’s rebuilt and expanded  facility, which has helped retain 120 jobs and create an additional 30 jobs. With support from the Labor Government, […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture

Benefits Flow For Macalister Irrigators

The Andrews Labor Government’s ongoing investment in the Macalister Irrigation District is supporting local farmers and creating local jobs. Minister for Water Lisa Neville and Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today joined representatives from Southern Rural Water to mark completion of the $32 million first phase of the Macalister Irrigation Modernisation Project, and to […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Water

Kicking Goals And Making History In Ballarat

History will be made on Saturday when Ballarat hosts its first ever AFL Premiership match between the Western Bulldogs and Port Adelaide. Premier Daniel Andrews today joined Member for Buninyong Geoff Howard, Member for Wendouree Sharon Knight and Western Bulldogs President Peter Gordon at Mars Stadium Ballarat to see first-hand how Ballarat has gone barking […]

Categories: Media Release, Premier

Continuing The Conversation In Loddon Campaspe

Representatives from the local community, industry and the Andrews Labor Government will come together tonight in Bendigo for the second annual Loddon Campaspe Regional Assembly. Minister for Regional Development, Jaala Pulford said the Assembly was an important opportunity to discuss the future of the region, its priorities, and the Labor Government’s ongoing partnership with local […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Healthy Hearts For Loddon Campaspe Region

Hearts and minds are set to get a welcome boost across the Loddon Campaspe region with the Andrews Labor Government today announcing funding to get locals more active, more often. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford announced $150,000 for the Healthy Heart for Victoria initiative in Bendigo ahead of tonight’s Loddon Campaspe Regional Assembly. The […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Latrobe Valley GovHub On Track To Boost Jobs

The Andrews Labor Government is calling for expressions of interest (EOI) to build a new Government hub in Morwell, which will support hundreds of jobs in the heart of the Latrobe Valley. Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing today announced the opening of the EOI process for the new GovHub complex, which will be home […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

A New Plan To Boost Tourism And Jobs In Gippsland

The Andrews Labor Government today announced a new Destination Management Plan to boost visitors, investment and jobs in Gippsland. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford joined Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren at the Port of Sale to launch the plan, which will investigate options to increase visitors and invest in infrastructure at […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Continuing The Conversation With Gippsland Locals

Representatives from the local community, industry and the Andrews Labor Government will come together tonight in Sale for the second annual Gippsland Regional Assembly. Minister for Regional Development Jaala Pulford said the Assembly was an important opportunity to discuss the future of the region, its priorities, and the Labor Government’s ongoing partnership with local communities. […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Regional Development

Government Assistance For Murray Goulburn Workers

The Andrews Labor Government is supporting retrenched dairy workers in the Indigo and Campaspe Shires affected by Murray Goulburn’s down-sizing. Following recent discussions with impacted workers, Minister for Agriculture and Regional Development Jaala Pulford today announced $50,000 for each council to undertake community economic development planning. The Labor Government will also allocate $80,000 to allow […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture, Minister for Regional Development, Northern Victoria Region

Victorian Submissions To Shape Greyhound Code

Public submissions on the draft Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds closed yesterday, with  more than 1200 submissions received over the 60 day public comment period. The Andrews Labor Government  will now carefully consider the submissions and respond to key issues raised in them –including making any necessary changes to the draft […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Agriculture